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This is a discussion on This is some funny stuff within the Comparison: WRX vs World forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally posted by Fourdoor Yes they did have turbo K cars from the factory....and the one in the vid is ...

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    Originally posted by Fourdoor
    Yes they did have turbo K cars from the factory....and the one in the vid is still FWD...notice the skinnies on the back?

    Damn,

    Keith
    Are you sure? I know that one of the engines developed for the K car was later used in a turbocharged configuration, but I never heard of an Aries or Reliant that was turbo.
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    Originally posted by drizze99
    Holy Chit!! was that 10.53 @130.65 MPH?

    I need to know how the hell he launches that thing like that!! What do you think his 60' was?
    Own3d by FWD.

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    Here is some good K-car info: http://www.allpar.com/eek/k/k.html

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    Thanks, that's good info. It confirms what I thought; the original Aries and Reliants were never turbocharged. Some "derivative" cars that came later had boost...
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    Yes but I can see how some might confuse them for having turbos given the similar displacements and era of release.

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